Benjamin E. Richard
Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Jacksonville, FL
Ben is an appellate attorney who joined The Law Firm of Pajcic & Pajcic in 2005. He's litigated numerous appeals in both state and federal court. In addition to litigating appeals, Ben provides trial support and appellate counseling to Pajcic & Pajcic trial attorneys during every phase of litigation and actively participates in jury selection, preparation of dispositive motions, motions in limine, and motions for summary judgment. His keen eye and depth of legal knowledge benefit all Pajcic & Pajcic clients.
Ben graduated summa cum laude as valedictorian of his class at Florida Coastal School of Law. He also served as the managing editor of the law review. The year before, he clerked for Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince, and then he knew he wanted to be an appellate lawyer. Each year since 2013, he has been selected as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers and been included in the National Trial Lawyers' "Top 40 Under 40" list for the State of Florida. Ben is "AV Preeminent" peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability.
About Benjamin E. Richard
First Admitted: 2005, Florida
Professional Webpage: https://www.pajcic.com/our-firm/benjamin-richard/
- Last 6 Pajcic & Pajcic Jury VerdictsCopeland v. Palmentere, jury verdict Duval County $1,400,000 (8-24-16), final judgement $1,360,000; defense best offer $250,000.Wallace v. Todd, jury verdict Nassau County $1,701,878 (9-22-16), final judgment $1,225,548; defense best offer $10,000.Matthews v. Pete’s Bar, jury verdict Duval County $18,740,000 (10-31-16), final judgment $11,244,000; defense best offer $1,000,000.Bynum v. Brinks, jury verdict St. Johns County $4,000,000 (4-27-17), final judgment $1,760,000; defense best offer $100,000.Burkett and Stewart v. Maddox, jury verdict Nassau County $3,743,744 (7-14-17), final judgment $2,994,995; defense best offer $135,000. Dicks v. Whitehead & Henderson, jury verdict Duval County $4,327,000 (6-11-18), final judgment $4,327,000; defense best offer $10,000.
- Jurus Doctor, Florida Coastal School of Law (Suma Cum Laude) Managing Editor, Florida Coastal Law Review , 2005
- "AV Preeminent" peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell (2015-present) National Trial Lawyers Association's "Top 40 Under 40" (2014 - 2018) , 2019
- Florida Justice Association (Eagle Member) Jacksonville Justice Association American Association for Justice; Southern Trial Lawyers Association Chester Bedell Inn of Court (alumni member) Attorneys Information Exchange Group Jacksonville Bar Association , 2019
Last Updated: 5/15/2022